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‘Reopening of govt offices a must to restore economy’ By Other | Last Updated: 12th May, 2020, 00:00

Bangladesh’s booming economy has been hit by the onslaught of COVID-19 pandemic and it now needs to rebound as early as possible, but that demands the immediate reopening of all related government…

‘Reopening of govt offices a must to restore economy’

Social distancing widely ignored Social distancing widely ignored

From shopping malls to streets, no social distance and health guidelines are being maintained anywhere in the capital and elsewhere in the country despite the ongoing outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.…


Indo-Bangla co-op needed to recoup economic losses Indo-Bangla co-op needed to recoup economic losses

Economic analysts from Bangladesh and India laid emphasis on the commercial transformation of agriculture and its market management development to tackle the post-impact of coronavirus on the economy.…


BB eases bailout package for enterprises BB eases bailout package for enterprises

Bangladesh Bank has said large and medium enterprises will be eligible for loans from the government declared Tk30,000 crore stimulus package even if they cannot secure the minimum credit risk rating.  …

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Food production to rise despite corona blow Food production to rise despite corona blow

The production of the country’s three major cereals — rice, wheat and corn — is expected to rise driven by favourable weather condition and increased plantings in 2020-21 season despite…

Metropolis
Stop sacking media staff, pay arrears Stop sacking media staff, pay arrears

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud on Monday requested the owners of media houses to stop sacking their employees and pay their arrear salary and allowances, reports UNB. The minister came…

Editorial
Covid-19: In Search of a Vaccine Covid-19: In Search of a Vaccine

Currently the whole world is under the grip of the pandemic caused by the Covid-19 virus. It started from Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, in China in December 2019. Initially it was thought that…

Post-logue
Revisiting Moral Issues in Pandemic Crisis Revisiting Moral Issues in Pandemic Crisis

Not surprisingly, this is the first time people collectively fighting a very common enemy, most terrible menace ever in history, named as COVID-19. No doubt, history of viral infection is as old as…

Business
Some key projects to lose money in new ADP Some key projects to lose money in new ADP

Allocations for some key infrastructure projects are going down in the new Annual Development Programme (ADP) on the back of slowing work amid COVID-19 shutdown and for potential revenue fall.…

Asia
New nightlife cluster causes spike in S Korea virus cases New nightlife cluster causes spike in S Korea virus cases

SEOUL: South Korea announced its highest number of new coronavirus cases in more than a month Monday, driven by a cluster in a Seoul nightlife district that emerged just as the country loosens restrictions,…

World
France, Spain ease virus lockdowns as UK wary France, Spain ease virus lockdowns as UK wary

PARIS: Millions of people in France and Spain were set to embrace a relaxation of stay-at-home rules on Monday, but Britain extended its lockdown as countries plot their way tentatively through the…

Culturetainment
‘Brishti Dhara’ to be released on upcoming Eid ‘Brishti Dhara’ to be released on upcoming Eid

Popular actor Ziaul Faruk Apurba and actress Zakia Bari Mamo starrer special play ‘Bristy Dhara’ will be released on a YouTube channel on the occasion of upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr. …

Winner
‘Paying the price of ignorance’ ‘Paying the price of ignorance’

Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan said that his biggest challenge is to start from where he left off in international cricket as he hinted that he is paying the price of ignorance. Shakib,…

My Districts
Farmers expect bumper production of Boro in Kushtia Farmers expect bumper production of Boro in Kushtia

KUSHTIA: Farmers in Kushtia are expecting a bumper production of Boro paddy this season as they brought vast tracts of land under cultivation exceeding the target despite labour crisis due to shutdown…

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